BUILDING CUSTOM PC - Desktop : for First timers


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Things that are required for Custom Building PC / Desktop / Gaming PC / Creators PC: 

Custom PC build

Use websites to check the Compatibilities among them  

The PC PART Picker shows the compatibility and required watts.

DIY PC build

How to Assemble PC components:

How to connect SATA cables to SSD:

Connecting Front Panel Connectors

1. Mother board Size

There are different sizes of motherboards. The two best suited sizes are mentioned below. The larger the size of the motherboard more components are embedded and prices increases proportionally. 

1. ATX   2. Micro ATX

Motherboard Chipset 

Chipset models provides the support for either AMD or Intel. AMD compactable Chipsets are more affordable and AMD processors are affordable with higher configurations. 


Motherboard Supporting: M.2 slot

M.2 slots allows to use the latest storage technology, with transfer rate Approx. 600 time than SSD's. Read More about M.2 Slots, what else these slots are used for.

2. Processor

Selecting based on the requirement, where the all the activities of CPU workload is happening.  Selection is based on the purpose of activity like,

Basic - AMD Ryzen 3

Moderate - AMD Ryzen 5

Gamming or Creative - AMD Ryzen 7 or AMD Ryzen 9


3. GPU - Graphics Card 

The general-purpose Motherboard chipsets have built-in graphics card for performing basic operations. The recommend GPU is of 4GB for moderate usages and necessary is 2GB GPU for basic


4. RAM

Choosing the right RAM helps in supporting the processor. The motherboard must support higher versions to help in upgrading in future. Recommendation is on 8 GB or 16 GB or 32 GB, based on simple, moderate and medium usages. 

5. Case - Cabinet Case

Choosing the right case helps in keeping the CPU cooler and allowing more airflow into the Case. Some Popular choices are Mid Tower.  Full Tower mainly for extreme Gaming and Compact Tower is mostly a stylish look.

Choices are more in to how many CPU fans can be installed to keep the case cooler as much as possible. 

6. Power Supply 

    The choosing Power supply will allow the options to power the Mother board, CPU, FANS, GPU, HDD, SSD. They points are looked into as power efficiency - Bronze, Silver and Gold. These tell the power loss percentage and efficiency. 

    The wattage power is chosen based on the power supply required for the selected components. Recommendation is required + 100 W extra to be chose and standard recommendation is about 650w.

7. Monitor

Choosing right size makes productivity much easier and convenient. 60Hz to 75Hz to 144Hz to 170Hz Refresh Rate and response rate 5msec to 1msec.  These specs higher the refresh rate more the cost and lesser response rate more the cost. 

Assembling the components: 

    Look into more YouTube videos to understand, the comments and connecting each Power supply connectors. Connecting front panel connectors. Below are some links to look into. 

Sample Configurations

Under 55K

1. ASUS Graphics Card Prime B450M-K II Micro ATX

2. AMD Ryzen 3 3200G

3. Ant Esports ICE-211TG Mid Tower

4. WD Blue SN550 500GB NVMe Internal SSD

5. G. SKILL Ripjaws V 8GB (1 * 8GB)

6. Corsair CV650, CV Series, 80 Plus Bronze

7. Lenovo 54.6 cm (21.5 inch)

Under 90K

1. AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Desktop Processor 6 Cores up to 4.2 GHz

2. ASUS TUF Gaming B550-PLUS AMD AM4 Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 & 3rd Gen Ryzen ATX Gaming Motherboard

3. WD Blue SN550 1TB NVMe Internal SSD - 2400MB/s

4. Corsair CV650, CV Series, 80 Plus Bronze Certified, 650 Watt Non-Modular Power Supply - Black

5. MSI GeForce GTX 1650 D6 Ventus XS OCV1 4GB GDDR6

6. Ant Esports ICE-511MT Mid Tower

7. G.skill Trident Z RGB 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4 3200MHz Desktop RAM (F4-3200C16D-32GTZR)

8. LG UltraWide 29 Inch WFHD (2560 x 1080) IPS Display

Under 1.5 Lakh 

1. Asus STRIX X570 E Gaming and AMD4 Socket mother board

2. AMD ryzen 7 3700x 3.6Ghz

3. G.skill Trident Z RGB 16Gb DDR4 3200Mhz [F4 - 3200c16D -16GTZR]

4. "Asus ROG strix Ge Force RTX  2060super OC edition 8gb GDDR6" [or] 

"Asus TUF Gaming X3 GeForce GTX 1660 Super OC Edition 6GB GDDR6 (TUF 3-GTX1660S-O6G-GAMING)"

5. RMx Series™ RM750x — 750-Watt 80 PLUS

6. WD Blue PCIe NVMe SSD, 2400MB/s R, 1950MB/s W, 5 Y Warranty, 1TB

7. Corsair carbide series 175R RGB mid tower ATX gaming case

8. MSI Optix G27C4 27" Full HD 1920 x 1080 1ms (MPRT) 165 Hz HDMI, DisplayPort AMD FreeSync Curved Gaming Monitor

Under 1 lakh

1. Ryzen 7 3800

2. Msi B550 gaming plus 

3. rgb ram 3200mhz 16gb 

4. Cv650w psu 

5. Gtx 1660 super model 

6. Wd sn550 500gb M.2 ssd 

7. 1tb wd 7200rpm hdd 

8. Coolermaster ML240l v2 argb 

9. Ant esports 511 


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